Spanish Super Cup: Ter Stegen is gold for Bara
Spanish Super Cup The German was decisive, once again, in the classification of the team which for the final
El Barcelona play the final of the Spanish Super Cup thanks to the performance in the penalties of Ter Stegen. It took the maximum penalties to decide who will be in the final on Sunday. It had been 23 years since the cul team had not reached a shootout from eleven meters in an official competition. It was in the final of the Copa del Rey against him Mallorca. Like yesterday, the culs passed. Hesp was the goalkeeper who of then. Last night the featured hero was Marc-Andr Ter Stegen. It was exhibited throughout the semifinal. Theirs was a real recital.
The German goalkeeper shone in the 120 minutes of the match and also on penalties. In the 17th minute, he thwarted a dangerous action by Real Sociedad: he avoided, with his body in the style of handball goalkeepers, a shot from Isaac. But in the rest of the meeting and in overtime he also excelled. In the 93rd minute, already in overtime for the tie, he flew, literally, to deflect a shot from Zaldua. Also the year of the shots Januzaj that realistic players were already calling a goal.
It was his night. One more time. He showed off his reflexes, agility and concentration. The German continued with the festival of his gifts in the penalty shootout. Par two, the first two, shot from Bautista and Oyarzabal. Min the morale of the footballers of Imanol. The third shot hit the post. And he did everything with his characteristic half smile and with his usual coldness.
“I hadn’t studied it. But we had already seen the Royal Society recently in LaLiga. I’m super happy for the team. We played a great game and we deserve the victory, “he commented. Ter Stegen at the conclusion of the meeting. The German, in addition, downplayed his decisive role: “I always seek to be one hundred percent, I do not seek to be proud. What we have to do is win, and tonight we have done it.”
The German goalkeeper also recognized that he does not have any favorites for the final. “I have no specific wishes. It is time to recover from these 120 minutes. Be necessary.”
His companions surrendered, one more day, to him. “He is the best goalkeeper in the world. He helps me a lot,” he said. Ronald Araujo.
Ter Stegen, que in October he extended his contract until 2025, completed six saves against Real Sociedad, equaling his best record with the Barcelona this season in any competition (six vs. Dynamo Kiev in the Champions League) and stopping two of the five penalties in the shootout.